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11/9/2019 Mansfield Students and Families Strategies for Success
Nov
9
8:30 AM08:30

11/9/2019 Mansfield Students and Families Strategies for Success

  • Mansfield Performing Arts Center (map)
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A morning of learning, planning, and community engagement.

Free sessions for 8th, 9th and 12th grade students and their families.

Topics will include:

  • Practical strategies for career development

  • Post secondary educational program options

  • Self-advocacy

  • Workplace readiness skill development

  • Exhibitors

  • Networking with local community resources

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5/23/2019 CPSH Road to Home Presentation - Irving Bible Church
May
23
6:30 PM18:30

5/23/2019 CPSH Road to Home Presentation - Irving Bible Church

Meeting room: West A

Church building map

Join CPSH and Irving Bible Church for a night of information on navigating the road to independence with supports for individuals with intellectual/disabilities and neurodiversity. Individuals with disabilities and those that care about their futures are welcome to attend. Please RSVP below.
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5/19/2019 OPEN HOUSE Plano, Texas
May
19
2:00 PM14:00

5/19/2019 OPEN HOUSE Plano, Texas

  • 2508 La Vida Place Plano, TX, 75023 United States (map)
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Open House! 
Neighborhood Home, Plano, TX
  

  • Opportunity for high or moderate functioning, friendly lady (2 openings available) to join another dynamic, moderately functioning lady to live in a comfortable 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom custom home in Plano Texas

  • Full time female live-in caregiver

  • Each available spacious bedroom has large closet and with a shared bathroom

  • Home has two large living areas with double-sided fireplace, covered back patio with ceiling fans, side patio for outdoor dining and small vegetable and herb gardens

  • Home is in walking distance to neighborhood parks, walking trails, public library and fire station and is within DART paratransit service area

  • Rate is $650/month for rent including utilities

  • Additional fee for full time female live-in caregiver

  • Contact Mecca Robbins at 214-725-2794 or Krystal Winget at 214-952-8865

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4/14/2019 OPEN HOUSE IRVING
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

4/14/2019 OPEN HOUSE IRVING

  • 1409 Mosswood Lane Irving, TX, 75061 United States (map)
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Expected weather: Slight chance of showers. The open house is still on! It will be warm and dry inside! See you there!

Join us for a special OPEN HOUSE for KeyREADY Living’s 1st Neighborhood Home in Irving!  Come view this BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED ranch-style home with four bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, two living areas, eat-in kitchen with all BRAND NEW appliances.  Freshly-painted home includes all new hardwood floors, fully RENOVATED bathrooms with walk-in showers.  Includes sunroom/office or craft room.  

Centrally located in the Hospital District of Baylor Scott & White Medical Central near 183 and Loop 12.  Near public transportation and shopping as well as Irving City Hall, Irving Arts Center, MacArthur and Irving High Schools.  Available for move-in mid-April for 4 adult women with disabilities. Rate will be approx. $750/month per resident (not including utilities).  
 
Come join us to see this new home and hear more information on how to create a neighborhood home!  Kathy Lipnick at 214-216-2226 or email kathy@keyreadyliving.com.

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12/01/2018 Connecting the Dots Expo West
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

12/01/2018 Connecting the Dots Expo West

  • Lorenzo de Zavala Middle School (map)
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FINDING THE RIGHT INFORMATION, resource or person, to meet your specific needs or those of someone in your family, can be both challenging and frustrating. We want to help! Please join us and spend the day connecting the dots with us. You can connect with our experts by attending our breakout sessions, where you will learn about valuable resources and ask any questions you may have. You can also connect with any of the exhibitors we will have on hand that day. To really connect the dots, you have to have a little fun, so we have arranged for some cool activities for the kids!

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10/6/2018 Cool to Fly American at DFW Airport
Oct
6
10:30 AM10:30

10/6/2018 Cool to Fly American at DFW Airport

Saturday, October 6th

10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

The American Airlines Abilities and Bridges Employee Business Resource Groups, in collaboration with the HollyRod Foundation, Brendan’s Flight Experience, The Gentry Foundation for Autism, Hatching Hope Foundation and AT&T, will be hosting a travel rehearsal event at the Dallas Fort Worth Airport (DFW) on October 6th. This event is designed to alleviate some of the stress that families who have a child with Autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities experience when traveling by air. It will be realistic and provides families with the opportunity to practice entering the airport, obtaining boarding passes, going through security, and boarding the plane.

This event is complimentary and is limited to the first 280 participants that register. Members who would normally travel with your child are welcome to participate. To Register for the Event: Please RSVP by clicking on this link: https://goo.gl/forms/yQofXTD6zRLN605h1

When responding please include the number of adults, number of children, names of all attending, gender (male or female) and dates of birth. This information is needed for TSA clearance. As a friendly reminder, all adults will need a Government issued I.D. to clear TSA Security the day of the event.

Feel free to bring any items that your child would normally take on a flight to help ensure a successful experience (i.e. IPAD’s, talkers, service dogs, sensory items, blankets, ear plugs, headphones, books, etc.). We will confirm your attendance and follow up with additional information as it becomes available. We look forward to sharing this experience with you and your family.

Event Information

Arrival time: 10:30 a.m., but no later than 11:00 a.m.

Event Details

Boarding: 11:45 am Aircraft Taxi: 12:15 pm

Deplane: 1:00 pm

Link to register:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfszsu2uGhGcvzpRflAC2e5NfWwLfuvzrAtUxHShm7yMk9Dew/viewform


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10/6/2018 Connecting the Dots North
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

10/6/2018 Connecting the Dots North

  • Richardson ISD- Arzell Ball Center (map)
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Please join us and spend the day connecting the dots with us. You can connect with our experts by attending our breakout sessions, where you will learn about valuable resources and ask any questions you may have. You can also connect with any of the exhibitors we will have on hand that day. To really connect the dots, you have to have a little fun, so we have arranged for some cool activities for the kids!

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7/12-7/15/18 National Down Syndrome Annual Convention
Jul
12
to Jul 14

7/12-7/15/18 National Down Syndrome Annual Convention

  • Sheraton Dallas Hotel and Convention Center (map)
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Each year, thousands of people from across the globe attend the NDSC Annual Convention. For most, it’s to hear the latest information from world-renowned experts. For others, it’s a great vacation. However, for nearly all, there’s the one-of-a-kind NDSC “giant family reunion” feeling that permeates the convention weekend.

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3/3/2018 SAGE Expo
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

3/3/2018 SAGE Expo

The SAGE Expo will provide the opportunity for families in our community to attend workshops on the issues and challenges of raising children with unique learning styles, to educate and provide resources for them to use at home, and to give them the opportunity to meet other families with whom they can build a foundation of understanding and support. Please join us in our efforts to make the SAGE Expo all that it can be and more.

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11/4/2017 Making Connections:  Disability Resources for All Ages
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

11/4/2017 Making Connections: Disability Resources for All Ages

  • Bill R. Johnson Career and Technology Center (map)
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Exhibitors • Informational Sessions • Drawings Saturday, November 12, 2016 • 10 AM to 1 PM Bill R. Johnson Career & Technology Center 1033 McCart Avenue • Crowley, Texas 76036 Event Exhibitors Include: • Transition Services • Financial Resources • Community Partners • Housing Information • Recreation & Leisure Information • Day Habilitation/Respite Care Providers “Making Connections” Sponsored By: The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Council of Tarrant County and The Special Education Departments of Crowley and Everman ISD. MAKING CONNECTIONS DISABILITY RESOURCES FOR ALL AGES • Therapy/Camp Providers • Communication Resources: Assistive & Adaptive • Agency Support Services for Individuals, Families, and Caregivers • Medicaid Waiver & SSI Information • Guardianship/Supported Decision-Making • Wellness

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10/18/2017 Mid Cities Summit
Oct
18
10:00 AM10:00

10/18/2017 Mid Cities Summit

 Six Stones ministries (209 N Industrial Blvd #241, Bedford, TX 76021) is the site of the Mid-Cities summit from 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18th.   This summit features city code, fire, police, and development officials from the cities of Hurst, Euless, Bedford, and Grapevine.  It is an excellent opportunity to learn about each city’s unique programs and initiatives, and a chance to learn how the cities in northeast Tarrant County work together.  The Mid-Cities summit will conclude with break-out sessions with each city’s Neighborhood Patrol Officers (NPO).

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9/16/2017 SWAP Conference-Sharing Wisdom, Achievements & Possibilities. Empowerment-Today and Tomorrow
Sep
16
8:30 AM08:30

9/16/2017 SWAP Conference-Sharing Wisdom, Achievements & Possibilities. Empowerment-Today and Tomorrow

  • Cook Children's Medical Center-Hochberger Auditorium (map)
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Partners Resource Network's PATH Project and Cook Children's Medical Center Parents as Partners are teaming up again to bring parents and professionals a full day of education. You will not want to miss this!

The Annual Sharing Wisdom Achievements and Possibilities Symposium's theme this year is "Your Children. Their Future."

Free to the public

Our speakers will be presenting on the following topics:

  • The Dual Role of Parent and Advocate - If Not You, Who?*
  • Improving Behavior from a Needs Perspective*
  • Medical Transition*
  • A Day in the Future (Academic Transition)
  • Medical Transition: Being Ready for the Next Phase
  • Navigating the IEP Process*
  • Families in Crisis: What Happens & What Helps
  • Teaching Skills Related to Puberty and Adolescence to Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities
  • Technology Panel
  • Alternatives to Guardianship & Transition Planning*
  • How to Plan Financially Without a Money Tree
  • Revealing the Layers: Mental Health and Children
  • Youth Panel
  • Meeting the Needs of Your Community en Espanol

*These sessions will be available via Spanish translation as well.

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9/15/2017 AHEAD DALLAS DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT SYMPOSIUM AND JOB FAIR
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

9/15/2017 AHEAD DALLAS DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT SYMPOSIUM AND JOB FAIR

  • REGION 10 EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER, ABRAMS ROAD FACILITY (map)
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE SYMPOSIUM & JOB FAIR Employers and Professionals WHY? To learn more about the benefits & support available for hiring individuals with disabilities.

REGION 10 EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER ABRAMS ROAD FACILITY 904 ABRAMS ROAD, RICHARDSON, TX 75081

Symposium: 9:00am to 11:30am Job Fair 12:30pm to 3:30pm (setup at 11:30am)

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5/25/2017 Autism Conference Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin
May
25
8:00 AM08:00

5/25/2017 Autism Conference Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin

CPSH is honored to provide an information booth at this year's Autism Conference in Fort Worth with featured speakers Dr. Temple Grandin, Beth Aune and Maria Wheeler.

Dr. Temple Grandin has served as inspiration and role model to hundreds of thousands of families and persons with autism. In this unique presentation, Dr. Temple eloquently and candidly describes the challenges she has faced and offers no-nonsense ideas on how others dealing with autism can meet these obstacles and improve the quality of their lives. Backed by her personal experience and evidence-based research, Temple shares her valuable insights on a wide variety of topics, and offers useful do’s and don’ts.

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04/27/17  Townhall Housing Meeting
Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

04/27/17 Townhall Housing Meeting

  • Richardson Civics Center - Parks Hall (map)
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Name *
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I am ready to purchase a home in the next two years. *
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